Responsible for monitoring the delivery of early intervention services in accordance with the IFSP. Provide parents with continuing opportunities to share information, priorities and concerns regarding their IFSP. The ongoing service coordinator uses a variety of methods to provide such opportunities to families and monitor and coordinate the provision of services in the IFSP. These include home visits, telephone contacts with the parent, other caregiver and service providers to foster and support collaboration and integration of service strategies. Responsible for facilitating the child’s transition to preschool special education services and/or other programs and services needed by the child and family as the child ages out of the Early Intervention Program, including the development of a transition plan.
•Serves as a single point of contact in helping parents to obtain the services, and/or assistance they need. Coordinating all services across agency lines.
•Assist parents in gaining access to early intervention services and other services identified in the IFSP.
•Ensures the IFSP outcomes and strategies reflect the family’s priorities, concerns, and resources.
•Coordinate the provision of EI services and other services (such as medical services for other than diagnostic and evaluation purposes) that the infant or toddler needs or is receiving.
•Facilitates the timely delivery of available services.
•Continuously seeks the appropriate services and situations necessary to benefit the development of the child for the duration of the child’s eligibility.
•Coordinates the performance of evaluations and assessments.
•Facilitation and participation in the development review and evaluation of an IFSP.
•Assisting families in identifying available service providers.
•Coordinate and monitor the delivery of services.
•Informing families of the availability of advocacy services.
•Coordinate with medical and health care providers, including a referral to appropriate primary health care providers as needed.
•Facilitating the development of a transition plan to preschool services if appropriate or to other available supports and services.
•Supervises students, volunteers, or other individuals as assigned.
•Efficiently completes billing compliance with department policy, procedures and guidelines for timeliness and productivity.
•Maintains confidentiality processes and utilizes potentially sensitive information in accordance with agency and departmental policies.
•Completes weekly schedules accurately and timely in accordance with department policy.
•Complies with all agency policies and procedures.
•Other duties are assigned.
•Bachelor’s degree in health or human services.
•Two years of experience providing Service Coordination.
•One year experience providing Service Coordination and one year experience in a service setting with infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities.
•Working knowledge of infants and toddlers and awareness of community services and programs.
•Ability to organize, plan and manage caseloads.
•Must have sound judgment, flexibility, dependability and good writing skills.
•NYS Drivers License that meets agency policy.
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